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Weaning Your Child from Breastfeeding

There will inevitably come a time when you have to tackle the weaning process, and this will look differently from child-to-child, in time frame, temperament, readiness, method and reasons. Just like with many other things, there is a "right" and "wrong" way to approach this, but in less polarizing terms, a way that is less impactful to our emotions, theirs, and your health. 

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The Ultimate Guide for Traveling with Breast Milk

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When traveling with breast milk, a little planning ahead makes the process quite simple and little-to-no hassle! By now you may already have your stash developed or have a pumping routine in place, but now there is planning needed to transport the milk, whether fresh or stored. Whether you are taking a road trip or are flying across the country, knowing how to store the milk you bring, or pump, along the way is imperative to save the integrity (and time spent!)

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A Midwife’s Guide to C-Section Incision Care

Every expectant parent wants the very best for their baby, and sometimes the very best way for a baby to be born is by cesarean section. When your baby’s birth is a cesarean delivery, the postpartum period and healing process can be even more challenging. Learn about healing from a C-Section in this blog.

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Can You Mix Breast Milk with Baby Formula?

According to the CDC, breast milk is the best nutritional option for infants because of the bioavailability of nutrients, meaning in their most absorptive and active form, along with the reduction in various risks for both mother and baby, from diabetes to female related cancers.

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The Best Sleeping Positions for Pregnant Women

Getting good sleep is always an important part of life. Sleep is the time when your body resets, detoxifies, and recharges for the next day. It's also vital for cardiovascular health and brain function and is so essential that a lack of sleep can lead to pregnancy complications.

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5 Autumn Inspired Foods to Ease Pregnancy Symptoms

Congratulations, you are pregnant! Now what? After learning about your positive pregnancy test, you’ll probably start out with some common pregnancy symptoms, bloating, breast soreness, headaches, food aversions and the one that gets talked about the most, morning sickness. 

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Breast Pumping Tips for Beginners

Choosing your pump and learning how it can work FOR you is the first step to confidently achieving your pumping and stashing goals.

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Breastfeeding After Breast Cancer

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While the history of having breast cancer or the risk of the cancer returning does not directly affect the integrity of the breastfeeding relationship, there are some risk factors and possible obstacles, depending on individual situations.

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What is a Midwife?

Once you find out you're pregnant, one of the first things you'll need to decide is who you will see for prenatal care and to attend the birth of your baby. You can choose an obstetrician-gynecologist (OB-GYN) or a midwife. Most people are familiar with OBs, but what is a midwife and what kind of care do they provide? 

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The Ultimate Newborn Schedule: Milestones, Tips, and Motif Baby Care Log

Having a newborn baby in your home is fun, exciting...and exhausting! There are so many things to keep track of--their sleep schedule, diaper changes, feeding times and duration or amount...the list goes on! New parents have a full time job trying to figure out what their baby needs, so we've put together this printable schedule to try to make it easier for you to keep track of it all.

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